Springbrook Solar Power Plant

Springbrook Solar Power Plant Project

The AUC is reviewing applications for a solar power plant in the Red Deer area

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​Overview

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) is reviewing applications from Saturn Power Inc. to construct and operate the Springbrook Solar Power Plant Project. 

The AUC issued a notice of application​ for the project on November 4, 2021.

Green Cat Renewables Inc., on behalf of Saturn Power Inc., has applied for approval to construct and operate the Springbrook Solar Project and to connect it to the FortisAlberta Inc. electric distribution system. The project would consist of a solar photovoltaic power plant with an installed capacity of up to 20 megawatts.

The project would be sited on approximately 92 acres of cultivated land within Red Deer County, approximately 1.8 kilometres northwest of the hamlet of Springbrook. The proposed project would be sited adjacent to the Red Deer Regional Airport on land owned by the airport and a private landowner. More specifically, the project would be located on the northwest, northeast and southeast quarters of Section 23, Township 37, Range 28, west of the Fourth Meridian. 

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Virtual information session​

The AUC holds information sessions to provide you with information about how to have your say and become involved in its proceedings. If you are interested in a presentation about your options for participating and the funding that may be available to you please contact the lead application officer, Taylor McCusker, at 403-592-4370 or taylor.mccusker@auc.ab.ca by November 22, 2021. We can schedule a phone‑in information session for you at your convenience on Thursday, November 25, 2021. The project and its merits will not be discussed at this session.

For more information about how you may become involved in this proceeding, please contact us or visit our website and review the information under “Have your say" and under “Review process." ​

The eFiling System​

The eFiling System should be accessed to view the applications and the other documents the AUC will be considering in this proceeding. The system is also used to file submissions and evidence to participate in the proceeding.

To create an account, select "New account" and follow the steps to create a user ID and password. If you have any questions about how to use the system please contact us at info@auc.ab.ca or 310-4AUC.

Documents being considered in this proceeding can be found in the eFiling​ System (which requires log in). Once you have logged in, enter 26893 in the "go to" section at the top left corner of your screen.​


Proceeding 26893​               Register

Application status: under review

 Online hearing: To be determined

Location: Online meeting​

 

Decision expected: Spring 2022

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AUC contact: Taylor McCusker
 403-592-4370 or taylor.mccusker@auc.ab.ca

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 Saturn Power Inc. contact: Lana Taher
519-498-3267​ or lana.taher@saturnpower.com
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Access all regulatory documents

Anyone can access applications and proceeding information through the eFiling System.

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